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Bane Atropos, the Bane
When the gods have nightmares, it is Bane Elemental who brings them. Also known as Atropos, Bane was born from the midnight terrors of the goddess Nyctasha. A force of terror too powerful to be contained by sleep, he surfaced from her slumbers, fed upon her immortality, and stole his vaporous form from her inky blood. He is the essence of fear. Mortals who hear his voice hear their darkest secrets whispered in their ear. He calls to the hidden fear in every Hero's heart. Wakefulness is no protection, for Bane's black blood, continuously dripping, is a tar that traps his enemies in nightmare. In the presence of Bane, every Hero remembers to fear the dark.
Associated with
Factions The Three Shades
Cosmetics Garb of the Deadly Nightshade

Friendships and rivalries[edit]

Allies meeting Bane

  • Play Dark Willow r Hey Bane. Have they seen what they do to people in Iron Fog? It'll be great research for that... nightmare thing you do.
  • Play Dark Willow r So, Bane. You're... skinny.
  • Play Play Monkey King r Ya know, nightmare bringing aside, you're a pleasant guy to work with.
  • Play Play Monkey King r You want a good nightmare to torment people? Have 'em trapped inside a rock. It's brutal.
  • Play Naga Siren r Bane, I'll sing them to sleep, and you can give them nightmares.
  • Play Pangolier r May I walk in front? I don't want to step in... whatever that is.
  • Play Pangolier r I had a terrible dream where you stole all the kills, Bane.

Enemies killing Bane

  • Play Abaddon An evil mist enshrouds the elemental.
  • Play Underlord You have my permission to die.
  • Play Anti-Mage Sorcery is an abomination!
  • Play Dark Willow r I'm not scared of you, Bane.
  • Play Dark Willow r I'm putting you to sleep, Bane.
  • Play Omniknight The prophecies seem to have overestimated you, Bane.
  • Play Play Monkey King r You think bad dreams are gonna stop me?
  • Play Play Monkey King r Bane, the only one going to sleep today is you.
  • Play Pangolier r A nightmare is merely an opportunity for heroism!
  • Play Pangolier r Ew. What's this purple goo on my sword?
  • Play Shadow Demon The nightmares you harvest are like sweet dreams to me.
  • Play Spectre Sweet dreams.
  • Play Spectre Death is your nightmare!
  • Play Play Play Terrorblade You sleep to dream; die to live again.
  • Play Timbersaw Finally, I haven't slept in weeks.
  • Play Tusk Night night, Mr. Grim.
  • Play Play Zeus Our long irrational nightmare is over.


  • Play Oracle r Beware the life that ends in a dream that never does.


  1. Garb of the Deadly Nightshade description.
  2. Tusk response: Play Night night, Mr. Grim.
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